Mary Wyatt Whitaker Historical

Mary Wyatt Whitaker Historical (HM1TW8)

Location: Sarasota, FL 34236 Sarasota County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 20.92', W 82° 32.772'

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Two hundred feet east of this highway is the tomb of
Mary Wyatt Whitaker

Born at Tallahassee, Florida, April 11, 1831; daughter of William Wyatt, member of the convention which gave to the state of Florida its first constitution; mother of the first white child born in what is now Sarasota County, April 19, 1852.

Three hundred yards west of this highway stood her home which was burned in 1856 by Indians, from whom she fled for safety with the child to a palmetto log fort on the Manatee River.
HM NumberHM1TW8
Year Placed1936
Placed BySara De Soto Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 347058 N 3026002
Decimal Degrees27.34866667, -82.54620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 20.92', W 82° 32.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 20' 55.2" N, 82° 32' 46.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)941
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1232 12th St, Sarasota FL 34236, US
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